The Ashes: Australia retain the urn after skittling England for 68 to win third Test by an innings and 14 runs | Cricket News

Australia take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the Ashes series after knocking out England by 68 on day three at MCG; rookie Scott Boland scores impressive 6-7 over four overs as hosts beat Joe Root’s side with one inning and 14 points

Last updated: 28/12/21 1:10

Cameron Green beat James Anderson to clinch the victory of the Australians Ashes

Australia kept the Ashes after blasting England by just 68 points on the third day of the third test in Melbourne, winning by one inning and 114 points and gaining an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.

Australia were pretty brilliant with the ball as they cut England down to 31-4 at the end of day two and on Tuesday morning there was little to do as tourists only added 37 runs to their night total.

Newcomer Scott Boland finished with a remarkable 6-7 over four overs, ejecting Jonny Bairstow (5) and Joe Root (28) before removing Mark Wood and Ollie Robinson for the 53rd and 54th duck tests. year of guests.

Cameron Green cleared James Anderson (2) just under an hour and a half on the third day of play to clinch Australia’s victory and ensure that the Baggy Greens will hold the urn until at least 2023, when the teams meet in new in England.

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